July 18, 2020
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) released the following statement about the passing of civil rights leader John Lewis, his colleague and friend:
July 16, 2020
Michael B. Williams spent nearly two years helping to run a trade group focused on expanding sales of firearm silencers by American manufacturers. But try as he might, he could not achieve one of the industry’s main goals: overturning a ban on sales to private foreign buyers enacted by the State Department to protect American troops in Afghanistan and elsewhere. Then Mr. Williams joined the Trump administration. As a White House lawyer, he pushed to overturn the prohibition, raising the issue with influential administration officials and creating pressure within the State Department, according to current and former government officials. On Friday, the State Department lifted the ban, and a longtime industry goal was realized. The change paved the way for as much as $250 million a year in possible new overseas sales for companies that Mr. Williams had championed as general counsel of the American Suppressor Association.
July 15, 2020
With our community confronting so many ongoing challenges, we must pull together to get to the other side of this crisis.
July 14, 2020
Regarding “Virus Drug to Cost $3,120 Per Patient” (U.S. News, June 30):
July 13, 2020
Some of the pharmaceutical companies developing Covid-19 vaccine candidates have pledged to not take a profit.
Fans of Gordon Gekko’s “greed is good” quote forget he was the villain in Oliver Stone’s 1987 film “Wall Street.”
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Chair of the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee, led a July 7 oversight inquiry pressing the Trump Administration for answers regarding error-ridden data and gaping holes on nursing home safety—particularly regarding infection control. He was joined by over a dozen of his fellow Ways and Means Democrats.
July 9, 2020
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Chairman, released the following statement regarding the Biden-Sanders Health Task Force plan:
July 9, 2020
Washington, D.C. – As cases surge and local hospitals near capacity, U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-San Antonio) joined with U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro (D-San Antonio) to release the following statement:
July 9, 2020
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX), a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee who vigorously sought congressional action to obtain President Trump’s tax returns, released the following statement on the two Supreme Court rulings regarding releasing President Trump’s tax returns today: